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Meat Inspectors

Meat Industry Warns Of 'Widespread Shortage' Due To Sequester

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 02.14.2013 | Business

The White House released a warning on Friday announcing that the looming sequestration could lead to a two-week shutdown of the country's meat industr...

Rachel Mendleson

A Thousand Cuts: Food Inspectors Fall Victim To Austerity

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

This article is part of a Huffington Post series on the global impact of austerity -- "A Thousand Cuts" -- from affordable housing funds lost in San F...

Tyson Bribery Case Reveals Weakness in Meat Inspection Policy

Posted 08.27.2011 | Food

Tyson Foods made headlines in February when it was fined millions for allegedly bribing meat inspectors in Mexico in 2004. But a new report from the N...

Through Legislative Sleight of Hand, Horse Slaughter May Resume in the US

Liz O'Connell | Posted 07.31.2011 | Green
Liz O'Connell

For years public opinion polls have confirmed that most Americans are against the slaughter of horses for human consumption. Whether or not America...

Food Fight: Why Congress and Obama's Proposed Budget Cuts Are the Wrong Move for Colorado

Sam Schabacker | Posted 07.31.2011 | Denver
Sam Schabacker

These cuts are not solutions to our budget crises, nor will they mend our broken food system. Rather, they are ideological prescriptions that will do nothing but further enrich corporate agribusiness.

Inspectors Say Meat Safety Is Threatened

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES — Sometimes, government inspectors responsible for examining slaughterhouse cattle for mad cow disease and other ills are so short-s...